10th Meeting of the Friends of the Museum of Russian Culture, October, 2011.

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N. A. Koretsky described the database of Russian graves that he worked on for 2 years. Information is available at the Museum – http://www.mrcsf.org in Russian and English.

K. Stakhovskayay presented the inventories of the music collection dedicated to the work of Dmitry Agrenev. His Choir toured with concerts over 50 countries, glorified the Russian and Slavic folk songs. K. Stakhovsky illustrated her presentation with unique photographs.

Honorary member of our Museum E. Danielson, in a short speech, mentioned the respect for archives existing in pre-revolutionary Russia.

A new project of the Museum, video interviews, was presented by a 24-minute recording of M. Meniailenko’s interview with the 99-year-old Baron E. A. Pfalz-Fein, a descendent of the Epanchin family, who resides in the principality of of Liechtenstein.

N. Musikhina presented to the museum a group photo taken in Harbin in 1922.

G. Schiller presented a color lithograph of which he is the autho r- “180 Anniversary of the Battle of Borodino (1812).”

N. & A. Hidchenko donated to the archive rare publications that traveled from Shanghai to Tubabao to Buenos Aires to San Francisco.

A. Sheremetova donated to the Museum a number of valuable archival materials, including the memoirs of General M. Alekseev’s wife, recorded in Buenos Aires by her daughter.

The full version of this article appeared in “Russian Life”,
Newspaper, November 12th, 2011, #14133
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